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Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Test it out

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 7/15/2019 to System Integration
One way to test out a complicated system is to build it on the test bench before installing it. This is a great idea on so many levels. It allows you to get thoroughly familiar with what we are installing, it is so much easier to work on a system sitting on a table, and it allows you to get the bugs out without being on your hands and knees.

Ultimate Camper Electrical System

Posted by Peter Kennedy with Pat Davitt on 2/8/2019 to Camper Vans
This is a link to two detailed articles that appered in the online magazine Truck Camper Adventure. Written by PKYS customer Pat Davitt they detail the ultimate electrical system he constructed for his Truck Camper Rig. He went with a pair of 24 Volt Victron HE Lithium batteries to make a system that runs on 48 volts. The articles give detailed wiring diagrams and specifications as well as background on why he selected the items he did.

Solar Panel on Sprinter Van

Posted by Peter Kennedy with KM on 2/1/2019 to Camper Vans
The panel is a Canadian Solar 300watt mono-Si PERC. The van is a Sprinter 170. The batteries are Victron Smart LiFePO4 200 Amp Hour Lithium Iron Phosphate. The Inverter is a Victron Multiplus

Camper Van and RV Electrical Systems

Posted by Mike Hobson on 1/22/2019 to Camper Vans
Camper Van and RV Electrical Systems
Camper van and RV electrical systems comprise charging from the engine, shore power and solar panels. From these sources we can charge batteries or power AC and DC systems directly allowing for extended time off grid and away from shore power.

Extreme RV's

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 12/6/2018 to Camper Vans
Extreme RVThis is a collection of photos of an extreme RV that caught our eye

Camper van project using Victron 24 volt Lithium batteries

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 10/18/2018 to Batteries (Lithium Ion)
This 2017 Dodge Promaster 3500 Van has been tricked out for boondocking and is loaded with solar panels and a Victron Lithium Iron Phosphate battery system with all the trimmings all supplied by PKYS